2 Microalgae Researchers (Master’s) (CLOSED POSITIONS)


Recruitment of two Research Technicians (Master’s degree) (employment contract, minimum 1year)

Allmicroalgae – Natural Products S. A. opens recruitment and selection competition for 2 Microalgae Researchers (M/F) vacancies for citizens of any nationality including stateless persons under an uncertain term contract, called Hiring Highly Qualified Human Resources.

Allmicroalgae’s Research Unit (UID) extends research support to the Microalgae Production Unit and actively participates in National and International Research Projects involving Microalgae. In its facilities, lab- to pilot-scale experiments are performed, to optimize culture conditions and develop microalgae growth technologies. Furthermore, cell bank maintenance, scale-up and analysis of microalgae cultures are performed on regular basis. This position aims to integrate new team members in the daily activities of the company, to grow, maintain, analyze, control and optimize microalgae cultures from inocula to industrial scale.


Remuneration will be awarded based on proven experience.

Eligibility criteria

Only applications submitted directly and necessarily by email to nuno.silva@allmicroalgae.com are accepted. Receipt of applications is considered valid only upon receipt of confirmation by email from Allmicroalgae. The application in (English or Portuguese) must include a Motivation Letter (with a personal assessment of the suitability of the activities of the last 5 years to the present competition, highlighting the publications chosen and considered most relevant, and career plan), detailed Curriculum Vitae; copy of the degree certificate; indication of up to 3 references and their contact by email; other documents which the applicant considers to be important.

Failure to meet skill requirements determines the rejection of the application. False statements made by applicants will be punished under the law.

Selection process

The evaluation is carried out in two stages.

Stage One: Curriculum Evaluation

The selection of the admitted candidates is made through the evaluation of the motivation letter that will indicate the most relevant activities, career development plan and the curriculum vitae that will include the candidate’s scientific and professional career.

Stage Two: Interview

If the jury deems it necessary for the evaluation, the best ranked candidates for the curriculum evaluation will proceed to the second phase, which will consist of an individual interview, either in person or via videoconference.

The decision of the jury will be communicated by email.

Offer Requirements

Biological sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
ENGLISH: Excellent


The candidates will be selected based on their previous experience and/or capability to fill the position. We are looking for someone with:

  • Master’s degree in Biological Sciences, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, or related fields;
  • Know-how of microalgae handling, to prepare and maintain cultures and answer to their nutritional needs;
  • Enthusiasm and pro-activity to learn bioreactor operation and maintenance;
  • Problem-solving, analytical skills and strong work ethics, to analyze biochemical parameters, culture quality and growth performance;
  • English communication skills
  • Motivation and good interpersonal skills

Failure to meet these requirements determines the rejection of the application. The decision not to be admitted shall be notified to the candidates by e-mail for the purposes of the hearing of the interested parties. False statements made by applicants will be punished under the law.


  • LOCATION: Portugal › Pataias

  • TYPE OF CONTRACT: Temporary
  • JOB STATUS: Full-time
  • OFFER STARTING DATE: 07/02/2022
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31/01/2022 17:00 – Europe/London

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